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Discover fresh produce, baked goods, plants, handcrafted items and more at the Summertime Marketplace, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Clearwater City Hall, 112 S Osceola Ave. Live music and art exhibit. Call (727) 461-7674.

Mommy & Me Time: ParentGuide magazine sponsors an hour of fun, crafts and prizes from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. today at Shelter 1, Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. Visit

Play opening: The Dunedin Showcase Theater opens its season with Lovers and Other Strangers at 7:30 p.m. today, with shows Thursday and Friday, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Advance tickets $12; at the door, $15. Call (727) 812-4530.

Tennis fundraiser: The 15th annual Charity Tennis Tournament in honor of Shannon Morton will be today through Sunday at Royal Racquet Club, 2565 NE Coachman Road, Clearwater. Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Pinellas. For details and to register, call (727) 791-8415, (727) 799-3200 or e-mail


Candidates to speak: The Rotary Club of East Lake Sunrise will host Democrat Paul Matton and Republican Neil Brickfield, both vying for County Commission (at large) Seat 1, 7:30 a.m. at Tarpon Woods Country Club, 1100 Tarpon Woods Blvd., Palm Harbor. Breakfast $15. Call (727) 781-5555.

Classic movie: The Tarpon Springs Historical Society opens its 2008-09 meeting schedule with a free showing of the 1953 film, Beneath the 12-Mile Reef, at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Historical Society Depot Museum, 160 E Tarpon Ave. Refreshments served. Call (727) 943-4624.

Protect yourself: A crime-prevention forum featuring speakers from the Florida Department of Financial Services, Pinellas County Justice and Consumer Services and others will be 10 a.m. Thursday at the Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St. Free. Call Rita Bott at (727) 570-9696, ext. 279.

Mature driving classes: AARP instructors will teach a state-approved class for drivers 50 years and older at a four-hour, two-day course 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Tarpon Springs Community Center, 400 S Walton Ave. $10 per person. Preregistration required. Call (727) 942-5628.

Play cards: Four decks of cards and four players are all that's needed for double deck pinochle from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave., Largo. Adult/seniors. Cost is 75 cents for members, $4 for nonmembers. Call (727) 518-3018.

Genealogy help: Members of the Caladesi Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, are available to assist the public with genealogy research from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursdays at Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. No appointment necessary. Call (727) 733-5383.

Welles classic: Watch Citizen Kane at noon Thursday at Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. Refreshments available. Call (727) 518-3131.

Visit the library: In celebration of Library Card Sign-up Month, any child who registers for a library card during September at Tarpon Springs Library, 138 E Lemon St., will receive a free book donated by the Friends of the Library. Call (727) 943-4922.


Sit, stay, smile: Professional photographer Laura Allen will take pet and family photos Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Oct. 4-5 at 9099 130th Ave., Largo. $15 fee goes to help feed and shelter the animals. Call (727) 586-359,1 ext. 112, or visit

Health discussion: Anna Schwartz, ANRP, PhD, FAAN, will discuss "Cancer Survivors and Exercise" at noon Friday, at Bardmoor Medical Arts Building, 8839 Bryan Dairy Road, Largo. Lunch provided. RSVP by calling (727) 394-9622.

Live the dream: Check out Hannah Montana books, sing karaoke and party till you drop 4:30-6 p.m. Friday at Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. Visit


Vendors wanted: Summerville at Clearwater seeks vendors for its first annual Harvest Bazaar 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 25 at 2750 Drew St., Clearwater. $20 registration. Proceeds benefit RCS food bank. Call Lori Smith at (727)359-9830.

Benefit golf tournament: A golf tournament to benefit a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post 275 and help with his medical expenses will be at 8 a.m. Oct. 4 at Clearwater Executive Golf Course, 1875 Airport Drive. The event is a four-person scramble followed by lunch at Post 275, 360 Wilson St., Dunedin. Cost is $40 per person. Call Bill Kallberg at (727) 542-2055.

Tennis tournament: The Clearwater Central Catholic Tennis Tournament to support the Jimmy McFarland Scholarship Fund is Oct. 10-12 at the Royal Racquet Club, 2565 NE Coachman Road, Clearwater. Entry deadline is Oct. 5. Call Kim Cashman at (727) 224-5185 or Cari Reagin at (727) 409-8964.

Open air market 09/23/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 1:11pm]
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